Lord Mayor’s Cup

The Lord Mayor's Cup is a Group 3 race run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day in late May during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

2019 Lord Mayor's Cup Results

  • 1st: #12 Order Again
  • 2nd: #1 Tom Melbourne
  • 3rd: #5 Le Juge



The Lord Mayor’s Cup is a Group 3 race now held at Eagle Farm Racecourse annually in late May on Kingsford Smith Cup Day. Run under weight-for-age conditions over a distance of 1600m, the Lord Mayor’s Cup was formerly run at Doomben Racecourse and remains a quality Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival feature.

The Lord Mayor’s Cup shares a race card with a host of other Group status races including the Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) that is a new lead-up into the Stradbroke Handicap and the Group 2 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) for the two-year-olds targeting a Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) run over the Eagle Farm mile a fortnight later.

Horses come via a variety of racing channels to compete in the Lord Mayor’s Cup including Sydney visitors out of the Scone Cup Carnival races in New South Wales – including the Listed Scone Cup (1600m) a fortnight prior.

The 2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup ran on Saturday May 25, 2019 and was won by the Brian Smith-trained Order Again. 

Lord Mayor’s Cup Info:

Date:
Saturday May 25, 2019
Track:
Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance:
1600m
Race Type:
Weight-for-age
Status:
Group 3
Prizemoney:
$140,000

2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup Results

  • 1st: #12 Order Again
  • 2nd: #1 Tom Melbourne
  • 3rd: #5 Le Juge

The Lord Mayor’s Cup 2019 results saw the Brian Smith-trained Eagle Farm track specialist Order Again enjoy a late win over perennial placegetter and beaten favourite Tom Melbourne who, once again, held the lead before letting another galloper run past him to the line.

Read more on the 2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup loss of Tom Melbourne now.

Finish # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 12 ORDER AGAIN (NZ) Brian Smith Larry Cassidy 2 59kg $5.50
2 1 TOM MELBOURNE (IRE) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 0.75L 4 59kg $2.80F
3 5 LE JUGE (IRE) Chris Waller Robbie Fradd 1.75L 8 59kg $7.50
4 10 SALSONIC Jason Coyle Ron Stewart 2.25L 1 59kg $51
5 7 DUCA VALENTINOIS (IRE) James Cummings James McDonald 2.75L 13 59kg $8.50
6 2 BERGERAC Steve Tregea Michael Murphy (a) 2.85L 10 59kg $21
7 16 ARTICUS (FR) Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 4.1L 9 59kg $26
8 4 LITE’N IN MY VEINS Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jamie Kah 4.2L 11 59kg $5
9 6 SOVEREIGN NATION Matthew James Dunn Jeff Lloyd 5.45L 6 59kg $21
10 11 FIT FOR PURPOSE Liam Birchley Dale Smith 5.95L 12 59kg $151
11 3 CELLARMAN Chris Waller Tommy Berry 7.2L 7 59kg $19
12 15 BEEFEATER (NZ) Roydon Bergerson Michael Cahill 17.2L 3 59kg $101
13 17 KARAVALI (NZ) Kris Lees Corey Brown 42.2L 5 57kg $101
8 MY NORDIC HERO (GB) Chris Waller Michael Walker 0
9 COOL CHAP Anderson Heathcote Racing 0
14 VALENTINO ROSSA JAson Coyle 0
13 HAPPY GO PLUCKY John Gilmore James Orman 0

2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup Odds

The winter’s latest Lord Mayor’s Cup 2019 betting markets and links to the odds on the mile feature at Eagle Farm at Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below the week of the race.

2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup Field

The Lord Mayor’s Cup field attracts a quality line-up of winter milers that may have had a Sydney lead-up run in the Scone Cup two weeks before over the same distance or be coming off a Queensland lead-up at the Gold Coast from the start of the month in the Listed Prime Minister’s Cup (1400m).

The official 2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup Final Field & Barriers are set for release by Queensland Racing  on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below.

The Lord Mayor’s Cup 2019 field is down to 15 runners with the early withdrawal of Cool Chap and Valentino Rossa from the line-up. Chris Waller’s flying Le Juge chases a fifth win on the trot having narrowly taken out the BRC Chairman’s Handicap last start, but it is stablemate Tom Melbourne dominating the markets.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 408×169322 TOM MELBOURNE (IRE) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 5 59kg 105
2 4x991292x9 BERGERAC Steve Tregea Michael Murphy (a) 13 59kg 95
3 511141×667 CELLARMAN Chris Waller Tommy Berry 9 59kg 103
4 90200×6681 LITE’N IN MY VEINS Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jamie Kah 14 59kg 101
5 5131131111 LE JUGE (IRE) Chris Waller Robbie Fradd 10 59kg 99
6 x9580x2x75 SOVEREIGN NATION Matthew James Dunn Jeff Lloyd 7 59kg 102
7 4073767×55 DUCA VALENTINOIS (IRE) James Cummings James McDonald 17 59kg 102
8 2x2139x570 MY NORDIC HERO (GB) Chris Waller Michael Walker 8 59kg 101
9 709×742324 COOL CHAP Anderson Heathcote Racing 4 59kg 96
10 x07700x369 SALSONIC Jason Coyle Ron Stewart 1 59kg 88
11 21x003x430 FIT FOR PURPOSE Liam Birchley Dale Smith 16 59kg 92
12 6x124x4145 ORDER AGAIN (NZ) Brian Smith Larry Cassidy 2 59kg 95
13 7451519×63 HAPPY GO PLUCKY John Gilmore James Orman 12 59kg 78
14 643327×912 VALENTINO ROSSA Jason Coyle 15 59kg 81
15 2182943250 BEEFEATER (NZ) Roydon Bergerson Michael Cahill 3 59kg 93
16 80x23058x3 ARTICUS (FR) Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 11 59kg 91
17 9x855x0677 KARAVALI (NZ) Kris Lees Corey Brown 6 57kg 88

2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup Nominations

The 2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup nominations will be provided here once released the Monday of race week.

2019 Lord Mayor’s Cup History

Cool Gent won the inaugural edition of the Lord Mayor’s Cup in 1956, when it was known as the BATC Labour Day Cup. The race has had several names over the years, all of which are outlined below.

Lord Mayor’s Cup Race Name

Period Name
1956-1985 Labour Day Cup
1986 Seven National News Handicap
1987-1989 Carnival Handicap
1990-2002 Labour Day Cup
2003-2004 Doomben Carnival Cup
2005 onwards Lord Mayor’s Cup

The race distance has changed multiple times, fluctuating at various lengths between 2000m and 2050m. In 2012 it settled to its current distance of 1600m. The Lord Mayor’s Cup received Listed status in 1979, 23 years after it began. In 1996 it ran as a Group 3 race, and has remained at that grading since.

Notable Lord Mayor’s Cup winners include Gunsynd (1971), This Manshood (2004), and Solzhenitsyn (2012, 2013).

Lord Mayor’s Cup results since 2000 are listed below.

Lord Mayor’s Cup Results

Year

Place

Horse

Time

2020
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2019
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Order Again 1:34.37
2nd Tom Melbourne
3rd Le Juge
2018
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Duca Valentinois 1:37.65
2nd Sheiswhatsheis
3rd Coldstone
2017
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Col ‘N’ Lil 1:39.18
2nd Duca Valentinois
3rd Elle Lou
2016
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Mighty Lucky 1:36.0
2nd Pajaro
3rd Malice
2015
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Strawberry Boy 1:35.6
2nd Lucky Lago
3rd I’m Imposing
2014
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Angel Of Mercy 1:35.7
2nd Wistful
3rd Cameo
2013
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Solzhenitsyn 1:36.68
2nd Transporter
3rd Epic
2012
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Solzhenitsyn 1:35.9
2nd Firebolt
3rd Ginga Dude
2011
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Firebolt 1:35.4
2nd St Germaine
3rd Tagus
2010
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Rothesay 1:36.4
2nd Our Lukas
3rd Hadaaf
2009
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Rampant Lion 1:36.4
2nd Solo Flyer
3rd Rags To Riches
2008
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Rum Dum 1:35.9
2nd Majorca
3rd Mitanni
2007
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Headturner 1:36.1
2nd Beauty Watch
3rd Mr Ubiquitous
2006
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Cog Hill 1:35.4
2nd Spirit Of Tara
3rd Villa Bled
2005
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Tickle 2:06.4
2nd Platinum Scissors
3rd Raw Instinct
2004
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st This Manshood 2:04.4
2nd St Basil
3rd Another Warrior
2003
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Restless 2:04.4
2nd The Kildare Kid
3rd Eminence Grise
2002
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Freemason 2:07.7
2nd Restless
3rd Brighter Scene
2001
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Sky Heights 2:04.0
2nd Yippyio
3rd Tis Love
2000
Lord Mayor’s Cup
1st Integrate 2:09.7
2nd Figurehead
3rd My Duke

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